Are you a long-time sufferer of jaw pain? Do you often feel an increase in pain within your jaw when biting into overly tough or chewy foods? If so, you may have an underlying condition that requires treatment. Although jaw pain may seem common, all issues and ailments regarding your oral health should be treated as soon as they are discovered.
Frequent signs of jaw pain can range from relatively minor or nearly undetectable symptoms up to severe and traumatic symptoms. Typical symptoms include jaw tenderness, pain in and around your ears, sporadic facial pain, and headaches. Frequently, jaw pain will be exacerbated when biting into foods that are tough or chewy.
If left untreated, jaw pain can severely hinder your abilities to chew, speak, or eat food properly. Furthermore, jaw pain may be a symptom of an even more damaging disorder, such as bruxism, gum disease, or TMJ disorders. If you do suffer from jaw pain, visit your dentist for an oral examination and any treatments that may help. If you do suffer from jaw pain, visit your dentist for an oral examination and any treatments that may help treat the disorder.
With oral health care treatments from Today's Dental Care, your smile will not only look better, but it can be healthier too. If you would like to meet with Dr. Don Wyatt and our team for an examination, please call 208-324-8861 to schedule an appointment at our dentist office in Jerome, Idaho. On behalf of our team, we hope you have a wonderful day!